|this picture is from earlier in the week - but same idea (& same size coffee!)|
Not long after that I received a call to let me know we had a few cars stuck on Edgemont Ave., creating a bit of a back-up. Outside I went to try to help direct traffic and move cars was unplanned, but fun nonetheless! As I noted in the Starburst, I loved the fact that every car that drove by was filled with smiling and waving parents and students. This is such a positive and supportive community that takes challenges in stride - it's awesome!
I also had the opportunity to fill in and help cover for supervision at all of our lunches - both to support the students and also jumping behind the line to serve when the line got too backed up!
With that I could still squeeze in a couple of meetings and phone conferences.
Although a short day - it was a full day - and although today I wasn't able to get into all of our classrooms, it was a good reminder that there are other pieces of our learner's days that are important (and it was wonderful to see all of our students' faces during drop-off and during lunch!!)
So, a typical day? Yes... but for Principals (and for many of us in education each day) a 'typical' day means flexibility, unexpected changes, and going with the flow... but always putting our students first.
Enjoy the weekend!
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